The Marne Sergeant In Parenthesis
Previously for Welsh National Opera
Skuratov From The House of the Dead, Loge Das Rheingold, Witch Hansel and Gretel, Captain Wozzeck.
Recent engagements: Hauk-Šendorf The Makropulos Case (Oper Frankfurt); Monsieur Taupe Capriccio (Opéra National de Paris).
Forthcoming engagements: Dr Caius Falstaff (CBSO and Opéra National de Paris); Kunz Vogelgesang Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Berliner Staatsoper); Valzacchi Der Rosenkavalier (Boston Symphony).
He has sung Loge/Mime in Der Ring des Nibelungen more than 275 times,including three DVD recordings. His honours and awards include an Olivier (for Mephistopheles, 1986), an Emmy nomination (for The Ghost of Versailles, 1993) and two Wagner Society awards (in 2001 and 2009 respectively). He was born in Littleborough, Lancashire.